Digital posts

Building the concert in a phonebox

Through the wonders of virtual reality, we’ve squeezed a packed Snape Maltings Concert Hall and the BBC Symphony Orchestra into a phonebox. Visitors can step inside and use the goggles to look at the different sections of the orchestra, and even at the audience and the beautiful interior of Snape Maltings Concert Hall, from a position about 3 feet above Martyn Brabbins as he conducts.
As well as the phonebox, [read more…]

Catch up with the year at Aldeburgh Music

As everyone prepares to wind down for the Christmas break, we thought we’d give you the chance to watch footage from the events we’ve documented in 2014. We hope it goes down well with a glass of mulled wine…
And when you have a moment, take a look at our Spring programme and Aldeburgh Festival 2015 highlights to start planning your visits next year. We’ll be announcing the Festival programme in [read more…]

Building a digital version of An Aldeburgh Musicircus

“I’ve just agreed an interesting interactive video project with The Space for the summer, so you should have a fun start!” – the last line in the email I received just before my first day working at Aldeburgh Music back in Spring. As ominous as that sounded, I’d nearly forgotten about it in the blur of new faces and places, trying to remember codes to doors, and the excitement of a [read more…]